Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

Dr Arfan Shahzad


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Office #: OYAGSB 2.27

Qualification: MSc. IT (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia); DBA (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia)

Teaching Interest: Management Information System; Cloud Computing; Strategic Management; Quantitative Business Intelligence; International Business Research; Business Intelligence

Research Interest: Information System; E-Business; International Investment; Green IT

Research Profiles:

Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=xM8DThEAAAAJ&hl=en

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Biography: Arfan Shahzad is Senior Lecturer of Management Information and Business. He has successfully supervised three PhD, tw0 DBA students, and more than six master’s students. Arfan is currently supervising eight PhD/DBA candidates in information system and business management. Arfan is an active researcher; he has published more than 37 articles in international peer-reviewed and indexed journals of Scopus and ISI. He has served as an editorial board member of some international journals. He has also conducted training on data analysis using Smartpls 3.0 and SPSS in Malaysia, Thailand, and Pakistan for postgraduate students. Before joining the academia, Arfan was Chief Technology Officer in R & D SerindIT.com, Malaysia. There, he handled projects on ICT infrastructure from 2006-2013 with of value of 3.5 million ringgit/year. He continued to work with the company as a consultant on ICT infrastructure from 2013 until 2014. He has also worked on other projects funded by the Ministry of Higher Education, the Department of National Unity and Integration, and Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia. In Pakistan, he worked in Mumtaz Bakhtawar hospital as network and database administrator.

Selected Publications:

  • Sheikh, A. A., Shahzad, A., & Ishaq, A. K. (2017). The growth of e-marketing in business-to-business industry and its effect on the performance of businesses in Pakistan: Marketing success. International and Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences, 6(2), 178-214.
  • Tariq, M. F., Pangil, F., & Shahzad, A. (2017). Diffusion of innovation theory: Beyond decision stage. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 4(5), 12-18.
  • Shahzad, A., & Golain, W. H. A. G. (2014). E-Learning navigation model based on student's learning behavior: Case Study in UUM. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 5(5).
  • Shahzad, A., & Al-Swidi, A. K. (2013). Effect of macroeconomic variables on the FDI inflows: The moderating role of political stability: An evidence from Pakistan. Asian Social Science, 9(9), 270.
  • Al-Swidi, A. K., Behjati, S., & Shahzad, A. (2012). Antecedents of online purchasing intention among MBA students: The case of Universiti Utara Malaysia using the partial least squares approach. International Journal of Business and Management, 7(15), 35.

Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB)
Universiti Utara Malaysia (Kampus Kuala Lumpur)
27-1B Tingkat 1, Wisma Sri Muda (UUMKL Menara 2)
Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, Kampung Baru
50300 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
TEL: +604-928 7192/7194